Week on the Beat: July 6-12

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 200 calls for service for the week of Monday, July 6 to Sunday, July 12.

  • Jul. 15, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Arne Petryshen

Cranbrook RCMP responded to 200 calls for service for the week of Monday, July 6 to Sunday, July 12. Staff Sgt. Dave Dubnyk provided the details of the report.

July 6

12:29 a.m. A suspicious person was reported on the 2200 block of 12th Street North.

8:15 a.m. Police received a report of a vehicle hitting a deer. The deer had to be euthanized.

11:33 a.m. A found necklace was brought in to the detachment.

12:51 p.m. A large internal fraud was reported at a local business.

1:20 p.m. A black Ford Escort with BC plates was reported for erratic driving and failure to maintain its lane.

1:51 p.m. Report of telephone fraud. The complainant reported that someone alleging to be the Canada Revenue Agency had called asking for banking information.

1:53 p.m. Report of an abandoned automobile. Police check to make sure the vehicle is not stolen, or related to any other criminal activity. Police will attempt to contact the registered owner. If that fails, then they look into disposal options.

2:26 p.m. Report of a theft from a residence on the 500 block of 17th Avenue North.

3:27 p.m. An erratically driven Black Jeep Grand Cherokee was reported. The vehicle was reported speeding up and slowing down on the 600 block of Cranbrook Street North.

3:38 p.m. Police received a report of threats and a breach of court ordered conditions.

4:29 p.m. Report of fraud — the complainant reported three cheques stolen, filled out and cashed.

5:57 p.m. A single vehicle accident was reported on Mission Road, no injuries.

9:57 p.m. BC Ambulance requested assistance with a hostile patient.

10:19 p.m. Police responded to a call from a local hotel to remove an unwanted intoxicated guest.

10:23 p.m. A caller reported a breach of court ordered conditions.

10:54 p.m. A large group of intoxicated individuals was reported causing a disturbance in an apartment parking lot in the 700 block of 21st Avenue North.

July 7

2:09 a.m. A disturbance was reported in the 2000 block of 2nd Street North. The caller said a family member was under the influence of alcohol and was causing a disturbance.

8:01 a.m. A single vehicle accident occurred. No injuries were reported.

8:38 a.m. A caller reported tools stolen from a work truck.

10:09 a.m. Report of threats.

10:50 a.m. Credit card fraud was reported.

11:20 a.m. A concerned citizen reported that an individual was lighting a campfire at a local provincial park.

11:30 a.m. A cell phone was found and tuned into the detachment.

1:03 p.m. Report of harassment.

3:10 p.m. A caller reported that three individuals were in a business—one was distracting the clerk while the others stole things.

3:50 p.m. Debit card fraud was reported.

4:33 p.m. Report of a suspicious vehicle with two individuals passed out in it.  Police located the vehicle and determined that the licence plate and validation on the vehicle were stolen. The two individuals in the vehicle were arrested and lodged in cells until they were sober. They were released on a Promise to Appear.  One subject was from Nelson, the other from Beaver Falls.

4:44 p.m. A longboard was reported stolen from a local board shop. The board is black on top and orange on the side.

6:06 p.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported on the Jimsmith Lake Road.

6:44 p.m. A disturbance was reported on 18th Street North. The caller said it was due to an intoxicated family member who was out of control and smashing pictures.

7:27 p.m. Report of a vehicle taken without owner’s consent.

8:39 p.m. Report of a theft of a dog from the 800 block of 31st Avenue South.

9:25 p.m. Vandalism was reported at a local elementary school.

9:50 p.m. An intoxicated individual was spotted at a local grocery store parking lot. Police located a highly intoxicated female, who was arrested and lodged until sober.

July 8

12:02 a.m. Report of a domestic dispute.

8:59 a.m. An erratic driver in a silver four door sedan from Alberta was reported. The vehicle was speeding and passing on double solid lines.

11:43 a.m. Police were asked to do a wellbeing check, and after speaking to the individual found there was not a problem.

12:03 p.m. Columbia Valley RCMP requested assistance in delivering a violation ticket.

12:07 p.m. Kimberley RCMP requested assistance in obtaining a DNA sample from a subject living in Cranbrook.

12:17 p.m. A hit and run occurred in a local grocery store.

2:49 p.m. An erratic driver was reported in a grey Ford Taurus. The driver was cutting in and out of traffic.

4:29 p.m. Trail RCMP requested Cranbrook police interview a local individual suspected of theft.

6:42 p.m. A possible suicidal male was reported. Police spoke to the individual, who was apprehended and brought to the hospital for further mental health assessment.

8:56 p.m. Two individuals were reported stealing air conditioners from a local department store.

9:52 p.m. A male was reported passed out on a section of the Rails to Trails path. Police located the individual and found the male to be intoxicated. The individual threatened police and was arrested and found in possession of marijuana. The male was lodged until sober and was released on Promise to Appear and court ordered conditions for one found of uttering threats.

July 9

2:19 a.m. Report of a individual fallen down. Police attended and found the man was being helped by two sober friends, who would take him home and take care of him.

7:36 a.m. Police were asked to keep the peace while an ex-employee picked up belongings at a local business.

10:40 a.m. A white tractor trailer with an Alberta plate was reported. The vehicle forced the complainant off the road while it merged onto the highway.

10:51 a.m. A white SUV was reported for erratic driving. The driver was passing on blind corners and speeding.

12:42 p.m. Report of an assault.

1:59 p.m. Report of an attempted fraud to obtain prescription drugs at a local pharmacy.

5:54 p.m. A caller from a local residence asked for police to remove an unwanted guest.

11:08 p.m. Report of a large fire in the backyard of a local residence on the 2100 block of 30th Avenue South.

July 10

12:35 a.m. A disturbance was reported on the 100 block of 15th Avenue South.

5:05 a.m. Report of a man down in the 700 block of 15th Avenue South. Police attended and found that the man was not intoxicated, but suffered from a physical ailment.

9:39 a.m. Nelson detachment requested police obtain a DNA sample from a local individual.

10:17 a.m. Nails and staples were found on a road, reported as an apparent act of vandalism.

1:45 p.m. Report of a kayaker in distress on the St. Mary River. Police and BC Ambulance attended. Paramedics were unable to resuscitate the individual.

2:45 p.m. A caller reported seeing a male around 24 carrying a bag that the caller suspected contained a firearm. Police did an extensive search and could not locate anyone that matched that description.

8:12 p.m. A caller reported a continuing problem of drivers speeding on the 2000 block of 38th Avenue.

10:18 p.m. Vandalism at a residence on King Street was reported.

11:52 p.m. Report of an assault.

July 11

6:30 a.m. A disturbance was reported on the 500 block of 5th Street South.

9:44 a.m. Police looked into an abandoned 911 call. There was a problem with the callers phone and it was a false call.

10:39 a.m. A suspicious vehicle was seen in Kokanee Crescent North.

10:54 a.m. Report of vandalism to a bus.

11:45 a.m. Report of a neighbourhood dispute on the 400 block of 12th Avenue South.

12:11 p.m. An intoxicated male was reported passed out on the 1600 block of 17th Avenue South.

1:02 p.m. Report of two cows near the airport access road. The caller worried they could be a hazard.

4:17 p.m. Report of a possible suicidal female. Police and ambulance attended. The female was transported to hospital for further assessment.

8:50 p.m. An abandoned 911 call turned out to be a domestic dispute. Police determined an assault had occurred. An individual was arrested and released on a Promise to Appear and court ordered conditions.

9:39 p.m. An officer issued a 90 day immediate roadside prohibition and 30 day impound.

9:55 p.m. A intoxicated individual was seen sleeping on the steps of a local business. Police attended and arrested him for public intoxication and he was held in a cell until sober.

9:57 p.m. A Jeep Grand Cherokee was reported to be driving erratically.

July 12

12:21 a.m. An officer located an intoxicated male stumbling and falling on a parked vehicle. The male was lodged in a cell until sober.

3:50 a.m. A possible impaired driver was reported. Police located the vehicle and after a roadside screening issued a 90 day immediate roadside prohibition and 30 day impound.

5:47 a.m. An officer stopped a vehicle and issued a 24 hour suspension.

10:45 a.m. Theft from a garage was reported.

2:58 p.m. Report of assault.

3:29 p.m. Report of vandalism to a vehicle in the 200 block of 8th Avenue South.

5:37 p.m. Report of a domestic dispute.

6:37 p.m. Police checked on an abandoned 911 call. The call was false.

7:35 p.m. Calgary city police requested assistance in an investigation.

8:56 p.m. Report of threats.